The worlds of music and start-ups have far more in common than a zeitgeist-y faddishness. Both are designed to suck money and years from the lives of those who enter them in search of fame and fortune.Read More
Last year I ran a quiet campaign to convince people to stop using Twitter. If you haven’t heard of my #Qwitter movement then you’ll understand how bad a grassroots campaigner I am.Read More
The geeks are amazed that the death of cryptocurrency founder is causing a $190 million headache to its users and why starting up a podcast channel might be worth millions.Read More
Welcome to MSP the Musical. It’s hard to think of the world without Facebook. MSP looks at the central role Facebook has assumed in the digital economy and wonders: can it last another 15 years?
The geeks talk about how China is making us more robot like than humans and in King of Kultur, Matt finds fun in Finland. Also, make your wish come true with a shooting star this Valentine.Read More
Surveillance Capitalism is turning us all into robots. Don’t fear the machines: they are us.
The Geeks play along with the #10YearChallenge before realising it's an algorithm goldmine for Artificial Intelligence. And in our new segment called King of Kultur, Matt's pick is an app for Bowie fans. Also, why an egg is now the most liked photo ever on the Internet.Read More
Make 2019 the year you take responsibility, stop caring and own it.
Want to know what happens in 2019? Future Matt looks to the past to tell us about the year to come.
We don’t have to let the giants of tech own the future. Those decisions are still ours to make.
2018 was a year of stark contrasts in the tech industry. Will 2019 be the year we fight back against the power of the giants?Read More
We discuss lots of topics on MSP. But all anyone wants to talk about is the sex robots. The second part of look back at 2018.Read More
Since he adopted Wikipedia as his main memory source, Matt forgets most of the things he learns within 24. What exactly can he remember from the ride in a washing machine that was 2018?Read More
Today’s show is about technology you can feel good about. We know. We didn’t believe it, eitherRead More
Has the Silicon Valley Bubble burst? Is the Age of Technology at an end? Yes and not a chance, argues Matt.Read More
Recorded the day before the Facebook and Soros smear story broke, this Explainer shows how easy it is to build a smear campaign. About donuts.Read More
A combination of natural disasters and cyber-attacks has shown how fragile our way of life is. Are we heading for chaos? Or will the better side of human nature prevail?Read More
With Amy Winehouse set to tour the world in 2019, are we stumbling towards a future of zombie stars? Artists frozen in time and doomed by AI and CGI to repeat their hits for infinity.Read More
The penalties for bullying and trolling should be obvious. But how should we be punished for pretending to be on holiday, or holding up everyone’s dinner for a food shot? Written on a tablet, these are Matt’s Social Commandments.Read More
Who controls your mind? With mind-reading technology already showing incredible accuracy, is it time to ask who owns our thoughts?Read More